Storm Sandy - power lines
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orkers from local power company Pepco repair power lines in the Woodley Park neighborhood in the wake of Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Washington. The death toll from superstorm Sandy has risen to at least 35 in the United States and Canada, and was expected to climb further as several people remained missing, officials said. Officials in the states of Connecticut, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia all reported deaths from the massive storm system, while Toronto police said a Canadian woman was killed by flying debris.